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‘I was just resting my eyes’: Marnus Labuschagne says he was simply making an attempt to calm his nerves

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“I was just resting my eyes between balls and just relaxing,” Labuschagne instructed SEN’s Cricket.

“I used to be making an attempt to calm my nerves just a little bit, you may’t watch the sport on a regular basis, I obtained up there and was awake fairly quickly.

The Australian No 3 was peppered with the barrage of quick stuffs from the Siraj, within the first couple of balls, he confronted. Labuschagne was hit on the arm twice, he fall on the ground, he was examined however he remained unbeaten on 41 on the finish of day’s play with Australia main by 296 runs and have six wickets in hand.

“I didn’t have too many rests there when Siraj banged that first one in,” he stated.

A streaky India was lastly bowled out for 296 earlier than tea and Australia padded its already big lead of 173 runs on the primary innings with 123 extra by stumps.

India did effectively to take 4 wickets however the goal was changing into ever extra imposing on a misbehaving pitch.